Funding Alert 204 January 2021

Funding Opportunities in January

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We have updated and added some new emergency funding opportunities in Funding Alert this month. There are a quite few funding oppertunities and some of the Covid-19 funds that have tight deadlines (Highlighted in RED) don’t delay getting that application in. For updates and information on Business Funding take a look at our Business Gateway page.

This page shows a sample of "this months’ offers" from the Funding Alert buletin. If you have any suggestions of how we can make Funding Alert better or an area you think we can improve, please let us know. Remember the funders are organised into categories of funding streams, a click on the categories in the topic index that will take you to the chosen section, then click on the link to see if you can apply, short application deadlines are highlighted in red so make sure you’re quick off the mark! This page shows only a few of the opportunities on offer in this month’s Funding Alert; just download it from here or sign up for a copy to be sent to your email. Don’t forget to have a look at our support pages they might help with your application. We hope you find something that supports all of the great work you are doing out in our communities.

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Argyll and Bute Flexible Food Fund

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Argyll and Bute Council has launched a new fund aimed at tackling financial insecurity for adults and families across Argyll and Bute. The Fund offers financial support and wider confidential professional help to anyone suffering hardship. Working in partnership with the Community Food Forum, Bute Advice Centre and ALIenergy, households with low incomes and no access to cash savings can apply for immediate financial support. The Fund will help support daily living expenses.  This fund is for individuals.

Open for applications

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/forms/flexible-food-fund

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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1. Adapt & Thrive Programme

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Grants and loans up to £250,000, as well as tailored specialist advice, are available to third sector organisations in Scotland for implementing organisational change needed to adapt to the challenges presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Open for applications and runs until March 2021

https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/community-recovery/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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2. Communities Recovery Fund

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Grants up to £75,000 are available for third sector organisations in Scotland to support people and communities through the shift from lockdown to recovery and tackle the challenges presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Open for applications and runs until March 2021

https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/community-recovery/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

 

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6. Response, Recovery & Resilience Fund

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Response, Recovery & Resilience Fund is open for applications up to £5,000 the fund is now focussing on Recovery. As some lockdown restrictions are lifted this phase of funding will support organisations to continue their operations in the ‘new normal’, to re-establish or re-design their activities to comply with new regulations in addition to providing emergency support for those who need it most.

Deadline: Ongoing

https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/programmes/community-response,-recovery-resilience-fund/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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9. Corra Foundation - #ShiftThePower Coronavirus Response Fund

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Grants up to £10,000 are available for smaller charities and voluntary organisations in Scotland to support work with vulnerable people and communities, including responding to the impact of coronavirus/COVID-19. Work must focus on one the programme's priority areas

  • Children survive and thrive - early years development for children facing disadvantage.
  • Gender justice - contributing to gender equality by reducing violence and discrimination based on gender and sexuality.
  • A safe place to be - supporting people who have experienced homelessness or have been forced from their homes in order to live safely.
  • Mental health matters - improving mental health provision and tackling stigma around mental health.

Deadline: Ongoing

https://www.corra.scot/grants/comic-relief-coronavirus/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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13. PRS Foundation - Open Fund for OrganisationsPRS pic 1

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Grants of up to £10,000 are available for any not-for-profit organisation based in the UK to support new music projects led by promoters, large performance groups, talent development organisations, venues, festivals and curators in the UK.

Deadline: Ongoing

https://prsfoundation.com/funding-support/funding-for-organisations/the-open-fund-for-organisations/

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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15. Hardship Fund for Creative Freelancers

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Funding support creative freelancers working in Scotland who are experiencing immediate financial hardship due to the loss of income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These roles include those whose work has direct creative outcomes as well as those in supporting roles whose work directly supports the making and presentation of creative work.

Deadline: Ongoing

https://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-programmes/hardship-fund-for-creative-freelancers

.......Check out Funding Alert for more details

 

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17. Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund

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This is a new fund for social enterprises and charities that are improving people’s lives across the UK who are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of COVID-19. It has been established to make an existing government scheme, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, more easily accessible to charities and social enterprises.

Deadline: 31 March 2021

https://www.sibgroup.org.uk/resilience-and-recovery-loan-fund

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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19. Coronavirus - information for businesses

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The UK and Scottish Governments have announced a package of support to assist businesses. You can use this business support finder to see what support is available for you and your business. Please check back regularly for updates.

Deadline: Changing

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/coronavirus-information-businesses

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

 Children and Families

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21. Variety Club - Equipment GrantsVariety Club pic 1

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Average equipment grants are £5,000 and is intended to support organisations which work with sick, disabled or disadvantaged children up to and including the age of 18 years. In particular, the scheme wishes to provide funding for specialist equipment for direct use by children.

Deadline Ongoing

https://www.variety.org.uk/what-we-do/equipment-grants

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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25. Argyll and Bute - Supporting Communities Fund

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Grants up to £2,500 to support communities and vulnerable people in Argyll and Bute and provide funding to help kick start new projects and events.

Deadline 20 March 2021

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/council-and-government/third-sector-grants

  .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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31. Cycling Facilities FundCycling Facilities fund pic 1

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Grants from £20,000 up to £500,000 are available to constituted non-profit distributing organisations in Scotland for projects that improve cycling facilities across the country. The Fund has three main aims:

  • Inspire the nation to cycle: Providing accessible, inclusive and inspiring facilities that enable and encourage people to engage with cycling in all its forms, regardless of their background, gender, age, ethnicity or ability.
  • Grow and develop club and community cycling: Providing multi-discipline hub facilities with safe coaching and skill development areas that support the growth and development of cycling clubs and hubs.
  • Grow and develop local and regional event opportunities: Providing new or upgrading existing facilities to enable local and regional festivals, competition and events.
Deadline:  01 February 2021

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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32. Pedal for Scotland Grants

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cycling Scot pic 1Grants up to £10,000 to support local events in more places to get more people in Scotland cycling. Two levels of funding are available:

  • Small grants of up to £1,000 for community cycling events with 50 - 250 participants.
  • Large grants of up to £10,000 for Pedal for Scotland events with 250 - 700 participants, delivered in partnership with Cycling Scotland.
Deadline:  12 February 2021

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

 General Funding

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37. NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund

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Grants up to £1,000 is intended for community events, charities, schools, and community group activities that are local to NFU Mutual’s business operations across the UK.
Deadline 31 March 2021

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41. Morrisons Foundation

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Grants up to £25,000 to help get new projects off the ground that will benefit the local community. The funding is for specific projects which make a difference to people’s lives, with special consideration for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.
Deadline Ongoing

 .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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44.  Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme

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Grants up to £5,000 are available to support small community organisations across Scotland that are running programmes focussed on children and families, elderly people, education, the environment, health, people who are physically disabled, homelessness and women. Additionally, there is a ring fenced budget for projects involving grass roots sports.
Deadline Ongoing

  .....Check out Funding Alert for more details

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46.   Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

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 Small grants up to £1,500 are available to help disabled people in the UK to play tennis through the purchase of wheelchairs, tennis equipment and grants for coaching. Up to £500 is available for individuals.

Deadline 26 March 2021

 .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

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49.  Peter Harrison Foundation - Opportunities through Sport Programme

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Grants are available to charities that are running sports projects which provide opportunities for people who are disabled or otherwise disadvantaged to fulfil their potential and develop personal and life skills.

Deadline Ongoing

 .......Check out Funding Alert for more details

 

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51. The Scout Association - Scout Grants Committee UK HQ Grants

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Grants are available to Scout groups across the UK.

Deadline Ongoing

https://www.youthlinkscotland.org/funding/cashback-for-communities/cashback-for-communities-youth-work-fund/

.........Check out Funding Alert for more details

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54. Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Youth Fund

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Grants up to £90,000 are available for organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people (aged 14-25) who face complex transitions to adulthood.

Deadline Ongoing

https://www.phf.org.uk/funds/youth-fund/

.........Check out Funding Alert for more details